Tiramisu Cheesecake Recipe

This delightful cheesecake is made up of 3 parts: a dark chocolate tiramisu crust, a coffee Amaretto flavored soft shell, and a creamy Amaretto filling. You may not be hungry now, but you want it anyways.

Easy Tiramisu Cheesecake

For the Filling
  • 26 oz cream cheese on the ground three times cheesecakes
  • 9 oz mascarpone cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cream, creamy 30% or 36%
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons Amaretto liqueur
For the Crust
  • 2 oz dark chocolate
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee powder
  • 1 tablespoon Amaretto liqueur
  • 2 oz butter (softened)
  • 1/4 cups superfine sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons flour
For the Shell
  • 10.5 oz thick, sour cream 18%
  • 3 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee powder
  • 2 tablespoons Amaretto liqueur

Brandy or whiskey can be substituted for Amaretto liqueur.

Prepare a 9.5 in pie pan with removable bottom by greasing it with butter.

Make the crust:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Break chocolate into cubes, melt, and cool to slightly warm. Dissolve coffee in hot liqueur Amaretto, then allow to cool.

Beat soft butter and sugar with an electric mixer for about 5 minutes until fluffy.

In another bowl, beat egg. Add butter and chocolate. Continue mixing. Add flour slowly while mixing until. Then add melted coffee. Mix until mixture becomes a doughy batter.

Push batter into shape on the pie pan. Flatten its bottom as much as possible. Put into the oven and bake for 8 minutes to make the crust. Let cool after baking.

Make the filling:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In the bowl of a mixer stand, add cream cheese, mascarpone cheese and flour. beat for about 2 - 3 minutes on medium or low until smooth. Gradually add the sugar, all the while mixing at low speed mixer. Mix in eggs one at a time with an interval of 30 seconds. Then add in cream, vanilla extract and Amaretto liqueur.

Pour the mixture on to the crust pan and bake for 15 minutes. Decrease the temperature to 250 degrees F and bake for another 90 minutes, until the filling sets.

Make the shell:

In a bowl, beat sour cream mixed with superfine sugar.

Dissolve coffee in hot Amaretto liqueur. Set aside about 2 teaspoons of coffee / Amaretto mixture for pattern. Mix the rest with the cream.

Spread the coffee/Amaretto cream on the cheesecake evenly. With the remaining unmixed coffee / Amaretto, draw patterns across the surface. Put cheesecake back in oven for another 15 minutes.

Refrigerate overnight before serving.

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